DIY · Ephemera

BONHEUR Embroidered French Garland

I have had a blast with mixing paper printables and embroidery lately, and here is the latest design, a French Garland spelling out the word BONHEUR (happiness): I found some gorgeous pages from a Vintage Embroidery booklet, and I knew I had to utilize them 🙂 The result looks like the whole flags are embroidered, even… Continue reading BONHEUR Embroidered French Garland

DIY · Ephemera

DIY French Victorian Embroidery Tags

Here is the next set(s) of embroidered tags, you are all getting the hang of this now, yes? So I'm advancing to a bit more challenging patterns, most of these were found in vintage French Sajou embroidery booklets on PatternMakerCharts (link below): It's supposed to be: Bee, Heart, Butterfly, Key, Crown and Fleur de lis...,… Continue reading DIY French Victorian Embroidery Tags

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The Vintage Sewing Room Project – Part 2 of 3 Free Printables

Meet "Ingeborg", my new Vintage Style Dress Form, dressed up in pretty Tilda fabric and wearing my Huldresølv gilt silver heart brooch: I have named her Ingeborg after my blog friend in Holland, who inspired the making of this lovely lady. Together with Sheri in Canada, we share a Vintage Mixed Media board on Pinterest,… Continue reading The Vintage Sewing Room Project – Part 2 of 3 Free Printables


J. & P. Coats Thread – Victorian Sewing Printable Tags

Another set of Victorian Style Sewing Tags, perfect for your handmade sewing, knit or crocheted gifts! I fell in love with the pinkish red colors on gold and the marvelous little poems. Not the best rhymes, bur certainly some creative wording to sell even more thread. Click on the image for full size, to examine… Continue reading J. & P. Coats Thread – Victorian Sewing Printable Tags


Needles & Thread – Victorian Sewing Printable Tags

Recently I have explored countless images on the Boston Public Library pages on Flickr, what an amazing treasury it is!!! High resolution images of really good quality, all shared freely with the world! So here are a few Victorian sewing trade cards, used for printable tags. Would it not be cute to attach these to… Continue reading Needles & Thread – Victorian Sewing Printable Tags